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The history and romance of crime from the earliest time to the present day

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The history and romance of crime from the earliest time to the present day


Published 19
Topics Crime, Prisons
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I. Chronicles of Newgate from the twelfth to the eighteenth century.--II. Chronicles of Newgate from the eighteenth century to its demolition; a sketch of the Tower.--III. Milbank penitentiary; an experiment in reformation.--IV. Non-criminal prisons: English debtor's prisons and prisons of war; French war prisons; American war prisons; with references to those of other lands.--V. Prisons over seas: deportation and colonization; British and American prisons of to-day.--VI. Early French prisons: Le Grand and Le Petit Ch√Ętelets; Vincennes-the Bastile-Loches; the galleys; revolutionary prisons


Volume 2
Publisher London : The Grolier Society
Pages 338
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Call number SRLF_UCLA:LAGE-1546877
Digitizing sponsor MSN
Book contributor University of California Libraries
Collection cdl; americana

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